Checking Up On Health: September 10, 2013

Apps for the health-care professional are third fastest-growing category on the market.

Checking Up On Health: September 3, 2013

Healing hearts, the high cost of drugs, bilharzia, biosimilars and why practices are merging.

Checking up on Health: August 27, 2013

When it is stupid to KISS, how online symptom checkers are helping and what’s happening to ‘healthy’ school lunches

Friday Facts: August 23, 2013

Federal government-wide, the time spent on paperwork documenting onerous regulations adds up to 10.3 billion hours.

Checking Up On Health: August 20, 2013

A portrait of the newly insured, the “gaming” of ObamaCare, using technology to reduce health care costs.

Checking Up On Health: August 6, 2013

Can telemedicine cut costs, improve outcomes and patient engagement, or all of the above?

Friday Facts: August 2, 2013

“In complete contradiction to every promise made by the President with regard to the [law], insurance companies in Georgia have filed rate plans increasing health insurance rates up to 198 percent for some individuals.”

Checking Up On Health: July 30, 2013

New ObamaCare predictions, cancer over-diagnoses and overtreatments, the growing application of apps in health care and what overtime can cost you.

Friday Facts: July 26, 2013

How many states will have income tax rates lower than Georgia’s now that North Carolina’s Gov. Pat McCrory has signed tax reform legislation?

Checking Up On Health: July 23, 2013

Winners and losers under ObamaCare, who’s jumping ship and why the new law won’t reduce emergency room visits.

Checking Up On Health: July 16, 2013

Overused treatments, questionable referrals, misused payments, online shopping for surgery, Georgia’s most wired hospitals and who to follow on Twitter.

Friday Facts: July 12, 2013

July 12, 2013  It’s Friday!  The Legacy of Hank McCamish On June 30 Georgia lost a great leader and a great man. Henry F. “Hank” McCamish Jr. was born and raised in Greenwood, SC, but after graduating from Georgia Tech in 1950 he never left Georgia.    A successful career as an entrepreneur allowed him to become a generous philanthropist. His leadership and gifts impacted countless charitable organizations and his guidance and mentorship influenced countless lives. Hank founded the Georgia Public Policy Foundation on October 29, 1991. He had two simple instructions: … Continue Reading →

Checking Up On Health: July 9, 2013

Better drugs, organ donation, liver “buds” and ObamaCare trips up time and again.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution praises Foundation Medicaid Solution

AJC editorial cites Foundation’s Medicaid proposal.

Checking Up On Health: June 25, 2013

The number of Americans with a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in the U.S. medical system is the lowest since 2008.

Friday Facts: June 14, 2013

Are curbside bus services (like Megabus) really as unsafe as a federal study claimed?

Checking Up On Health: June 11, 2013

Higher premiums for young people, a greater doctor shortage, great news for temps, and we’re not warming up to ObamaCare.

Checking Up On Health: June 4, 2013

The feds are seeking input on elements needed in a regulatory framework for health IT and apps that “promotes innovation.”

Friday Facts: May 31, 2013

Just about any way you measure it, extreme weather events are becoming quite rare.

Checking Up On Health: May 28, 2013

Sick of taxes? There’s more to come, thanks to the “Affordable” Care Act.